Hidden Gems

Introducing Safi Lynch & Culture and Identity Sensitive Therapy

On May 31st, I had the pleasure of discussing the mental health of immigrant children with an expert, Safi Lynch on Instagram Live. A Therapist and Certified Licensed Social Worker who specializes in treating immigrants, she piqued my interest because I was not aware that this type of therapist existed. Delving into her website, I… Continue reading Introducing Safi Lynch & Culture and Identity Sensitive Therapy

Go Awf!

Yeezus Walks

Have you ever been watching a super hero movie and the entire time during the movie the villain starts making more sense compared to the actual hero? The villains start picking away about all the dumb flaws that we have in our government or judicial system. From there they slowly start picking at social interactions… Continue reading Yeezus Walks

My Life Be Like

Over Worked N Under Paid: The Stresses of Working in Social Justice

Working in the field of social justice has been an interest of mine for the last three years. My experience working with youth, immigrants in New York, women of color and in the field of education have taught me so much about community engagement. I love that I am able to understand how different social… Continue reading Over Worked N Under Paid: The Stresses of Working in Social Justice

My Life Be Like

The Misconceptions Between the “Baby Mama” and “Baby Daddy”

Being a mother, I have experienced my fair share of issues. Me and my older children’s father were young and still children ourselves when we had our kids. So many fights, disagreements on parenting styles and then the family. LORD the family feuds back and forth. Until one day I gave up! I told myself… Continue reading The Misconceptions Between the “Baby Mama” and “Baby Daddy”

Go Awf!, Reviews

‘Extreme Sacrifices’ by T. Carrier is Available 11/30

An easy listen and worth repeating were my initial thoughts of ‘Extreme Sacrifices.’ There was the sense of pride feeling one might get knowing that a close friend of yours is good at what he does and is excelling in his career. Some tracks evoked other emotions and maybe that’s because there are unresolved issues… Continue reading ‘Extreme Sacrifices’ by T. Carrier is Available 11/30

Relationships

Dear Future Husband

Dear Future Husband, I am writing this at 10 pm at night completely in my feelings, so excuse the sappiness. A lot of times I tell people that I don't want to get married. I tell people that I will be fine being rich and alone in a huge house, completely independent. Of course this… Continue reading Dear Future Husband

Life

The REAL Solution to the Black Lives Matter Movement

Yesterday I went to my first Black Lives Matter protest. I was hesitant at first, but my friends convinced me and I am so glad I was able to be apart of something so big. As a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., I plan on being more involved in what is going on… Continue reading The REAL Solution to the Black Lives Matter Movement